Midterm Recital Details – Specific Times

The Midterm Student Recitals are coming up on March 14th and 21st.  There will be 2 recitals on each day.  All lessons and classes will take place on a regular schedule for those days.  The teachers whose students will perform are listed below.  Please let us know if you have any questions.  We look forward to hearing the students soon!

March 14 at 3 pm – Midterm Recital #1     OLIN HALL

Performers are the students of:

Alice Yoo – Cello

Brian Krinke – Violin, Jr. Violin Ensemble

Susanne Son – Piano


March 14 at 4 pm – Midterm Recital #2     OLIN HALL

Performers are the students of:

Amy Palomo – Voice

Lucy Dhegrae – Voice

Nicholas Lewis – Clarinet/Saxophone

Renana Gutman – Piano


March 21 at 3 pm – Midterm Recital #3     BITO PERFORMANCE SPACE

Performers are the students of:

Cynthia Tobey – Piano

Helena Baillie – Violin

Hiroko Sasaki – Piano

Jaram Kim – Violin

Shar Shuai – Chinese Language Class

Amy Travis – Voice


March 21 at 4 pm – Midterm Recital #4     BITO PERFORMANCE SPACE

Performers are the students of:

Amy Travis – Chorus

Anna Stoytcheva – Piano

David Temple – Guitar

Luba Poliak – Piano

Ryan Kamm – Double Bass

Bard Music Camp Discount ends Soon!

Bard Preparatory Division Families:  Register by March 21st to receive the Special Early-Bird Registration Discount for the Bard Music Camp!  Currently Registered (Spring Semester) Prep families receive a $25 discount off the cost of the Full Day Program by submitting applications with payment by 4:00 pm on March 21, 2015.  For more information please email us at bardprep@bard.edu.

Bard Music Camp Information:

The 5th Bard Music Camp will take place this summer from July 6-18th.  Camp information and registration is now available on the Preparatory Division Summer Camp Site!

Week 1,  July 6-11, includes the Early Childhood Program (Ages 2-5) and the Full Day Program (Ages 5-9).  Students have 3 lessons during the week, daily Chorus and Musicianship Classes, Arts and Crafts, and many other fun and educational activities.  For More Information Click HERE!

Week 2, July 13-18:  Full Day Program for students Ages 10-18.  Students have 3 lessons during the week, daily Chorus and Musicianship Classes, Performance Classes, Chamber Music, and more!  For More Information Click HERE!

Bard Conservatory Orchestra Concerts Coming Up – FREE Tickets for Bard Prep Families

Several Exciting Concerts are coming up at the Fisher Center!

  • Sunday, March 1 at 3 pm:  The Bard Conservatory Orchestra will perform with guest conductor Jeffrey Milarsky
  • March 6th and 7th at 8 pm:  Haydn’s Oratorio The Creation – Bard Conservatory Students along with members of the American Symphony Orchestra, Bard Festival Chorale, Bard College Chamber Singers, Bard Graduate Vocal Arts Program, and Longy Chorale will perform

Tickets for all 3 concerts are FREE for Bard Prep Families.

Send us an email at bardprep@bard.edu and let us know how many tickets you want and enjoy the concert(s)!


Upcoming Faculty and Friends Performances: Lucy, Ryan and Helena, Hiroko, Alice


Lucy Dhegrae, Prep Voice Faculty

  • March 7 at 8 pm – DiMenna Center in New York City – Contemporaneous 5th Anniversary Performance – “Self Portrait” – tickets are FREE


Ryan Kamm, Prep Double Bass Faculty

  • Monday, March 9 at 7 pm:  NY City Opera Gala Concert, Rose Hall – Jazz at Lincoln Center.  More Information Here


Hiroko Sasaki, Prep Piano Faculty

  • May 27 – Solo Recital/Chamber Music with cellist Scott Ballantyne – Carnegie Hall Weill Recital Hall, NYC – more info soon


Alice Yoo, Prep Cello Faculty

  • Sunday, March 8, 3pm
    The home of Joel and Eileen Birnbaum; Los Altos Hills
  • Friday, March 27,  2pm:  92nd Street Y:  Phoenix Ensemble, Brahms Trio, Op. 114 in A Minor for Piano, Clarinet, and Cello
  • May 16, 2015, La Grua Center, Chamber Series, Stonington, CT:  Chamber concert with David Kaplan, Catherine Gregory



Important Bard Prep Informational Links – Recital Information, Practice Buddies, Tutors, Classics on Hudson, Catskill Jazz Factory

Here is information on Academic tutor BETHANY IDES.



BARD PREP STUDENT RECITAL INFORMATION – Dates and Performer Information for Midterm, Final, and Composition Recitals




BARD PREP FACULTY IN ACTION!  Here are some great links to performances, lessons, and cd’s from our teachers so you can see and hear them in action.



Bard Prep is off this week for President’s Day but we hope to see you at Brian’s recital on February 14th!

Just a reminder that Bard Prep classes and lessons are off this Saturday, February 14th for President’s Day weekend.

However, we do hope to see many familiar faces at the Bard Prep faculty recital at 4 pm  Saturday featuring Prep Violin teacher Brian Krinke.  Its free, family friendly, and reception to follow!



Brian Krinke’s Faculty Recital is this Saturday, February 14th at 4 pm – Attendance is FREE, reception to follow, hope to see you all there!

The 2nd Annual Bard Preparatory Division Faculty Recital will take place on Saturday February 14th at 4 pm in the Bito Conservatory Performance Space.  Bard Prep Faculty Violin Teacher Brian Krinke and guest artist Anna Vinnitsky, piano will present a program entitled “Opera: Fantasy and Visions.”   Attendance is FREE and Prep families and friends are encouraged to come and support Brian and the Prep program!

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Catskill Jazz Factory – Concert this Saturday at 8:30 pm

Our friends at the Catskill Jazz Factory continue their great work by bringing top-notch jazz artists to the Hudson Valley.  They have great concerts coming up including a Valentine’s Cabaret concert on this Saturday, February 14th at 8:30 pm at the Deer Mountain Inn in Tannersville.

For more information on this concert and all of their upcoming events CHECK OUT THEIR WEBSITE HERE.